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  • Print publication year: 2010
  • Online publication date: July 2010

Case 34 - What do you mean you stop breathing in your sleep?

from Part 1 - Contributions from Stony Brook University under Christopher J. Gallagher

Additional reading

1. ChungSA, YuanH, ChungF. A systemic review of obstructive sleep apnea and its implications for anesthesiologists. Anesth Analg 2008;107:1543–1563.
2. BenumofJL, The new ASA OSA guideline. ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiol 2007;35:1;1–13.
3. GrossJB, BachenbergKL, BenumofJL, CaplanRA, et al. Practice guidelines for the perioperative management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Perioperative Management of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Anesthesiology 2006;104:1081–1093.
4. JoshiGP. Ambulatory surgery for the patient with sleep apnea syndrome. ASA Refresher Courses Anesthesiol 2007;35:97–106.
5. ChungF, YegneswaranB, LiaoP, et al. STOP questionnaire: a tool to screen obstructive sleep apnea. Anesthesiology 2008;108:812–821.